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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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International Trade and the Protection of the Environment

ISBN13: 9780415448109
Published: November 2007
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781845680091

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Analyzing globalization and the increasing tension it has caused between the goals of free trade and environmental protection, "International Trade and the Protection of the Environment" provides a comprehensive and detailed legal analysis, both at the national and international level of what looks set to become the new legal order of the twenty-first century.

This book asks questions such as:-

  • Does the treatment of 'measures tantamount to expropriation' have the capacity to lead to a 'regulatory chill' on environmental protection
  • what are the possibilities for claims before the UK courts that are based on alleged violations of international law
To answer them the author offers:-
  • an informed and critical commentary on the continuing controversy on GMO products, in particular on the recent WTO award in the EC-Biotech dispute;
  • a comparison of the treatment of the expropriation under NAFTA and bilateral investment treaties with position under article one of the first protocol of the European convention on human rights;
  • and, an analysis of the human rights dimension to claims for environmental damage against multi-national corporations, focusing particularly on claims in the US under Incisive and current,
This text is a valuable tool for postgraduate law students studying international and commercial law.